The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.16% 2.23% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.44% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 30
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 369 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 91.56% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 561 330 384
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 23 (58.97%) C++
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
4 17 (43.59%) C#
5 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 13 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (33.33%) TDD
6 13 (33.33%) PHP
7 11 (28.21%) .NET
7 11 (28.21%) Java
7 11 (28.21%) Ruby
8 10 (25.64%) Python
9 9 (23.08%) OO
9 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
11 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.38%) BDD
12 6 (15.38%) HTML
12 6 (15.38%) XML
12 6 (15.38%) OOP
12 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.38%) GIS
12 6 (15.38%) TOWER Software
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.82%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Mockito
2 1 (2.56%) Gradle
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.56%) Spock
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) XML
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (10.26%) STL
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (5.13%) Spring Integration
6 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.13%) JSON
6 2 (5.13%) WPF
6 2 (5.13%) XHTML
6 2 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) GIS
3 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.26%) Physics
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (23.08%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.38%) BDD
5 6 (15.38%) OOP
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Cartography
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.13%) OOD
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) Microservices
9 1 (2.56%) Web Development
9 1 (2.56%) Release Management
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C++
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 13 (33.33%) PHP
6 11 (28.21%) Java
6 11 (28.21%) Ruby
7 10 (25.64%) Python
8 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
9 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (10.26%) VB
10 4 (10.26%) VC++
11 1 (2.56%) Groovy
11 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.38%) TOWER Software
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
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